Great managers are not born.

They are made.

Our management training program provides you with proven training and tools to effectively recruit, motivate, develop and direct your staff. It goes beyond just theory - we work with you to apply the skills you learn to your unique situation.

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Bellrock Management Training

Who you are

management-training-iconYou are someone who is currently, or will be, managing people. You are eager to learn and want to become more effective at managing your direct reports. You have an open mind and are willing to try new things.

Bellrock’s management training program is industry agnostic and caters to people at all levels.

What is the format?

    • Six, 1-hour 1-on-1 customized training sessions
  • Pre-work case studies from real world situations that help you learn and apply techniques in your environment.

What makes this program unique?

implementationWe go beyond just theory and the classroom by helping participants implement what they learn. During our 1-on-1 training sessions, individuals learn how to overcome their specific management challenges so that the results stick.

What are the dates?

Vancouver Winter 2019: Currently running

  • January 15: Introduction to Management
  • February 19: How to Hire
  • March 12: Setting Expectations and Delegation
  • April 16: Finance for Non-Finance Managers
  • May 21: Motivation
  • June 18: Developing People

Vancouver Spring 2019: Currently running

  • April 11: Introduction to Management
  • May 9: How to Hire
  • June 13: Setting Expectations and Delegation
  • July 11: Finance for Non-Finance Managers
  • August 8: Motivation
  • September 12: Developing People

Vancouver Fall 2019: Six sessions starting September 2019. Accepting pre-registrations now.

  • September 17: Introduction to Management
  • October 8: How to Hire
  • November 12: Setting Expectations and Delegation
  • December 10: Finance for Non-Finance Managers
  • January 14: Motivation
  • February 11: Developing People

What does this training program cost?

The cost is $2,995 + GST per participant.

Who are the instructors?

  • Tara Landes is the Founder and President of Bellrock Benchmarking. She earned her MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario.
  • Gabriel Dhahan is a Consultant at Bellrock Benchmarking. He earned his MBA from Royal Roads University and the Family Enterprise Advisor (FEA) designation from Family Enterprise Xchange.
  • Adam Holcombe is a Consultant at Bellrock Benchmarking. He earned his MBA from the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University.
  • Anna Migicovsky is a Consultant at Bellrock Benchmarking. She earned her MBA from the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University.

Where will classes be held?

The BCIT Campus at 555 Seymour St. Vancouver, BC V6B 3H6

Room details will be released prior to the first class.

Contact us about custom locations and times for your company.

Is financial assistance possible?

Yes! Certain businesses and individuals are eligible for financial assistance. Please contact us for more details.

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What others are saying

“Having Bellrock closely involved in our company’s reorganization and having all of our managers participate in the Management Training Program, we are taking the next steps with confidence in to the future to make us a truly great company.”

Frank Riccardi, Geomatics Group Manager
Binnie Consulting Ltd.

“This course was very informative and greatly helped me execute my job as manager. Time management was one of my personal weaknesses but now I feel with the tools I’ve been taught it can soon become one of my strengths. Bellrock knows the curriculum and teaches with proven results.”

Dylan McKay
Reliable Electric

Training Modules

Bellrock’s management training program consists of the following modules:

  • Introduction to Management – This module introduces participants to the art and science of management and identifies the key skills that managers need to be successful. Participants will learn time management techniques. Concepts covered: management vs leadership, managing change, time management, improving focus, prioritization scorecards.
  • Recruiting – A bad hire can cost a company from between 3-10x that employee’s salary in lost time, training and opportunity cost. This module teaches participants how to effectively recruit participants and onboard them so that they are effective in the shortest amount of time. Concepts covered: Four common pitfalls in hiring, Screening, interview best practices, setting realistic expectations for a new hire.
  • Setting Expectations and Delegation – This module teaches participants communication best practices for them to work through their staff to get things done. This includes not just setting expectations, but also the feedback and follow-through needed to achieve the desired results. Concepts covered: Expectation setting best practices, stretch goals, SMART goal setting, verbal upfront contracts, CPQQRT Q3, 1-on-1 meetings.
  • Finance for Non-Finance Managers – This module teaches participants how to draw insights from financial numbers and use them to make informed decisions. It is suitable for audiences of all experience levels. We assume no prior knowledge and build up skills over the course of the class. Concepts covered: The three financial statements, analyzing a company’s financials, creating and using a dashboard.
  • Motivation – Studies show that morale in an employee declines sharply after their first six months and continues to deteriorate for years afterward. This module teaches participants what they can do to prevent that decline and keep their employees engaged and motivated. Concepts covered: AMP motivation model, capitalizing on strengths, managing around weaknesses, giving praise, self-motivation, ARCTIC, four tendencies.
  • Developing People – This module teaches participants how to develop staff in a way that lets them define a career that fits the needs of both the company and staff member. Companies can increase retention and focus their training budgets on areas that will have the greatest impact. Concepts covered: Coaching and mentoring, effective relationships, educational development, career pathing, improving engagement, succession planning, developing managers into leaders.

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Learning Teams

Multi-Company Training
Multi-company training is ideal for companies that are looking to provide a broader management exposure to their employees than just the perspective of their industry. Participants in these sessions are at similar stages in their careers but come from non-competing companies in various industries. This allows participants to speak frankly during the lessons and enriches the learning experience as the managers realize that despite the differences in their industries, many of the challenges they face are universal.

Sessions are held monthly in person in downtown Vancouver.

Private Company Training
Private company training is ideal for companies that would like the training delivered to their company only. They must have ten or more employees that wish to participate in the management training program. Courses can be held at Bellrock or client facilities.


If this sounds like something you might be interested in, call 604-499-1526 or email [email protected].